Monthly Archives: December 2019

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Pharmacists Convicted in Prescription Scheme Avoid Prison. AP News. December 23, 2019. Two pharmacists who worked for a compounding pharmacy blamed for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak have been sentenced for their roles in an… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Michigan Sues Walgreens and Other Drug Companies for Causing Opioid Crisis. Detroit Free Press. December 17, 2019. The state of Michigan filed suit in Wayne County Circuit Court, charging McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc., AmerisourceBergen Corporation,… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 80,000 Patients Impacted by Provider’s Ransomware Attack. Health It Security. December 11, 2019. About 80,000 patients from a Minnesota Provider are being notified after a ransomware attack potentially caused an “inadvertent exposure” of protected health… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Sentara Hospital Agrees to $2.2 Million HIPAA Settlement. Becker’s Hospital Review. December 2, 2019. Sentara Hospital was fined for incorrectly reporting the HIPAA breach. It reported that eight patients had been affected in a data… Read the rest »